[infographic] Cloud Computing in Healthcare
Cloud computing in healthcare is quickly becoming a huge part of our healthcare ecosystem with 71% providers, overall led by physician groups either in the cloud or planning to implement the cloud according to a KLAS suvery, titled Path To Cloud Computing Foggy: Perception Study 2011.
Depending on the size of the healthcare organizations, cloud adoption can serve different purposes providing the following benefits:
- Accessibility – Access to applications including electronic medical records and other relevant healthcare data from anywhere.
- Agility – Increase flexibility through pay as you go models that scales with the growth of your healthcare organization.
- Cost Savings – 88% of healthcare organizations that utilize cloud computing have reduced IT costs by an average of 20% annually according to CDW survey
- IT Infrastructure – Reduced capital expenditures and operational overhead